They got themselves an RV!

He has kept among us, in times of peace, Standing Armies without the Consent of our legislatures.

TN Police Departments Get Tank-Like Military Vehicles:

GALLATIN, Tenn. – It could have been a part of Operation Iraqi Freedom, but now a 21-ton Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle, or MRAP, is on the streets of Gallatin.

“It’s […]

Local police implement Boston strategy more quickly than expected

This last Sunday, a local man murdered his wife and then ran away. Emulating Boston, they locked down the neighborhood to find one man:

[Victim] was found dead in the couple’s home in the Governors Club neighborhood just before 6:00 p.m. on Sunday. [Suspect] was not at the scene when police arrived. An extensive overnight […]

Great Moments in Journalism

No bomb found at Smyrna home

SMYRNA, TN (WSMV) – Emergency crews in Smyrna say there was no bomb found after investigating a home on Cheatham Drive near Old Nashville Highway.

Officials had setup a staging area at a nearby Veterans of Foreign Wars building.

All roads are now open in the area.

Also […]

War on Constables

MTSU trying to decide if it should punish a Constable for….having his gun on him as required by state law. The investigation began because MTSU campus cops saw “police equipment” in his car. That probably means lights, but who knows.

Bowling Green, KY, off duty deputy shoots former constable. That deputy has hired a lawyer […]

FOR SALE: Ford F150, Safe In LA Edition

2005 Ford F150 with only 44,000 miles!

Black, 4×4, power everything!

Only $54,000*!

The perfect thing for elderly ladies delivering newspapers.

*Only stops handgun rounds, though. If you want to stop assault patrol rifles, you’ll need to spend a little more.

Deterrence is not prevention

Yesterday, the President said this:

We can’t tolerate this anymore. These tragedies must end. And to end them, we must change. We will be told that the causes of such violence are complex, and that is true. No single law—no set of laws can eliminate evil from the world, or prevent every senseless act of […]

Attempted Puppycide Goes Wrong

A puppy-killing SWAT Team in Memphis was out doing what it does, and the officer assigned to shoot the dog shot another officer instead.

Three times.

QotD: It didn’t occur to me, either, edition

Kevin at Lowering The Bar, commenting on the USAir Bomb Hoax:

Note that no one involved seems to have taken the position that, hey, nothing to worry about, because even if this is true he’ll never get past the TSA with liquid explosives; that’s a crack team on which we can safely rely. No one […]

Update on Daniel “Officer Roid Rage” Harless

I can’t tell if this was a cunning plan that might actually work, or if he’s just an idiot who thinks people will believe this.

Recall that Daniel Harless is the Canton, OH [now former] police officer who lost his job after video evidence of him being, well, a loose cannon. After not allowing a […]

QotD: Obviousness edition

Commenter “Brad” over at Bob Owens’ place gives an absolutely beautiful response to those people who think that the ill-conceived federal assault weapons ban would have done anything to stop what happened in Aurora:

Let it also be said that even if the killer had used a weapon which complied with the Feinstein AW ban, […]